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Tag: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

Abhinandan flies MiG-21 in Hindon on Air Force Day [WATCH]

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan flew a MiG-21 at an air show held at the Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad during the Air Force Day celebrations on Tuesday. The air show was also marked by aerial displays of fighter aircraft by other Balakot heroes. #WATCH Ghaziabad: Wing Commander #AbhinandanVarthaman leads a ‘MiG formation’ and flies […]

IAF to honour Abhinandan's, Mirage 2000 squadrons

New Delhi: The Mirage 2000 squadron that carried out the Balakot airstrikes and the squadron of Wing Commander Abhinandan will be honoured by IAF chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Air Force Day in Ghaziabad on October 8. Defence officials said here on Saturday that IAF chief Bhadauria will present citations to both squadrons […]

Honoured to fly my last sortie with Abhinandan: Air Chief

New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa said in Pathankot on Monday that it was an honour to fly his last sortie in an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft with Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. Dhanoa flew a sortie with Abhinandan in a twin-seater MiG-21 trainer aircraft at the Pathankot Air Base on Monday. He […]

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Likely To Be Conferred Vir Chakra On I' Day

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who spent some days in Pakistani custody when his MiG-21 was shot down in a dogfight with PAF jets a day after the February 26 Balakot airstrike, will likely be conferred the Vir Chakra on Independence Day, sources said Wednesday. The 36-year-old IAF pilot had suffered injuries while ejecting […]

Wing Com. Abhinandan likely to get Vir Chakra

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who had shot down a Pakistani F-16 near the Line of Control (LoC) in February resulting in his capture and subsequent release by Islamabad, is likely to be decorated with the Vir Chakra, India’s top military honour, defence sources said on Thursday. Along with Abhinandan, pilots of the five […]

Advertisement war continues ahead of India-Pakistan clash

New Delhi: The digital war between the fans of India and Pakistan ahead of the World Cup clash between the two teams on Sunday doesn’t seem to end. First, Star came out with an advertisement where an Indian supporter describes himself as Pakistan’s “abbu” (father), referring to India’s domination over their rivals in the showpiece […]

Pak TV channel uses Abhinandan spoof ahead of India clash in World Cup

New Delhi: Ahead of the much-anticipated clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan in the ongoing World Cup, a Pakistan TV channel has aired a promotional advertisement wherein a character mimicking Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has been shown. In a 33-second video released by Pakistan’s Jazz TV, the character impersonating Abhinandan can be seen sporting the […]

Company head's digital compilation of poems on Abhinandan

Thiruvananthapuram: A digital version of literary works on Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman compiled by the UAE-based Industrialist and Aries Group Chairman Sohan Roy was released here on Friday. The digital volume includes 25 poems composed in the various south Indian languages, English and Hindi. “When companies take the responsibility of the digital […]

IAF jets scramble to push back PAF fighters

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) scrambled fighter jets on Monday morning after four Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets and a UAV were spotted flying close to the Punjab border. Around 3 a.m., the IAF Su-30 MKIs and Mirage-2000s went airborne after the flying activities were detected across the border in the Khemkaran sector, […]

Pakistan bowed before diplomatic pressure, ordered Abhinandan's release within 24 hours: Amit Shah

New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday described Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as a symbol of “bravery and valour” and said the diplomatic pressure by India forced Pakistan to order his release within 24 hours. “Abhinandan’s safe return is a matter of immense pleasure. He is a symbol of bravery and valour. Pakistan bowed […]

UN chief welcomes Pakistan's offer to release Indian pilot

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday welcomed Pakistan’s offer to release Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured when his MiG-21 went down in Pakistan-occupied territory. His Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric told reporters: “The report of the release of the Indian pilot by the Pakistani authorities would be very much a welcome step. We would […]

Pakistan to release IAF pilot tomorrow: PM Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today announced that IAF’s captured pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be released on Friday as a “gesture of peace”. The surprise announcement during a joint session of Parliament came barely an hour after Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Prime Minister Khan is ready to talk to […]